Due to the ongoing pandemic, and to help keep you and our colleagues safe we’re following national guidance and minimising face to face contacts. We will continue to support you through video consultation, telephone consultations and virtual clinics and we’ll see you face to face where this is safe, and the most appropriate way to support you in line with the national guidance.

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Multiple Sclerosis Nursing

MS specialist practitioners;

  • Support people with a confirmed diagnosis of MS, registered with GPs in the SW Surrey area
  • Support people with MS from diagnosis throughout their journey with the condition
  • Provide information, education & support at the time of diagnosis
  • Provide information, education & assist with decision making process where disease modifying treatments are indicated
  • Proactively review people with MS at agreed intervals, working with them to agree onward actions or goals at the end of each appointment
  • Refer people with MS on to the appropriate members of the health & social care teams as agreed
  • Provide information & support regarding symptom management and where medication is indicated liaising with Neurologist, Rehab Consultant &/or GP
  • Provide information, education and support to carers and family members supporting the person with MS
  • Provide information, education, support for professionals supporting people with MS

Your first appointment

The MS Specialist will introduce their self and their role and will find out from you:

  • History of your MS i.e. events leading to diagnosis and events since then
  • Your past medical history and social situation
  • Your current understanding of MS
  • Your current concerns and priorities
  • Agree with you any actions and outcomes
  • Agree when and where you will next be seen